Fatah Facebook glorifies arch- terrorist Zalum: "We will not forget you, O lion of the South"
Text and image published on Fatah’s Facebook page, “Fatah – The Main Page”
Text: “Exclusively and for the first time:
‘Saddle your horse and raise the flag; When you see Hebron, stop and salute it’ [First line of the song in the posted video].
Dedicated to the prisoners of Hebron, prisoner Omar Kharwat ‘Abu Fahmi,’ prisoner Hatem Al-Jamal, prisoner Yasser Abu Turki, prisoner Muhammad Al-Qawasmi and prisoner Hatem Al-Qawasmi.
In the name of Fatah, Central Hebron branch.”
Video: [Image of Marwan Zalum, commander of the Hebron branch of the Fatah terror faction Tanzim, followed by an image with the following text:]
“We will not forget you, O Lion of the South, Marwan Zalum.”
Notes: Click here for the full text of the song.
Omar Kharwat ‘Abu Fahmi’ was the commander of the Hebron branch of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing). He was arrested in April 2002 during an Israeli military incursion in Hebron, and was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Hatem Al-Jamal was arrested in 2002 together with Omar Kharwat during an Israeli military incursion in Hebron in April 2002, and was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Yasser Abu Turki received 2 life sentences and 20 years in prison.
Muhammad Al-Qawasmi was sentenced to 14 and a half years in prison.
Hatem Al-Qawasmi was sentenced to life in prison for membership in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) and terrorist activity.
Yasser Sharbati was a senior member of the Tanzim (Fatah’s military wing) involved in planning a suicide attack in Jerusalem.
Marwan Zalum was the commander of the Hebron branch of the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction). He was responsible for several terror attacks in the Hebron region, including sending the terrorist who shot and killed infant Shalhevet Pass in her stroller on March 26, 2001. He also provided the explosive device used in a suicide attack at the entrance to Mahane Yehuda (central Jerusalem outdoor market) on April 12, 2002, in which 6 were killed and 80 wounded. He organized the planting of a bomb in southern Hebron, which killed Israeli soldier Shai Cohen on July 9, 2001, and initiated a shooting attack at the entrance to Kiryat Arba on July 12, 2001, in which 1 person was killed. He was killed by the Israeli army on April 22, 2002.